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Shirley Bassat

Shirley Bassat, studied with Vickie Sheer, Barbara Fallis, Dick Andros and Richard Thomas; performed with U.S. Terpsichore; faculty member, New York School of Ballet, Usdan, Bronx House School of Music and Ballet Academy East.

Jeanne Bresciani

Jeanne Bresciani

Jeanne Bresciani, BA, Skidmore College; MA, history of art, William's College, MA and PhD in dance, NYU; worldwide acclaim as solo performer, choreographer, lecturer, educator and creator of fe ...

Mari DiLena

Mari DiLena

Mari Di Lena began her professional career while on scholarship at the Metropolitan Opera Ballet School, studying with Margaret Craske and Alfredo Corvino. As a child she was a member of the Met ...

Elizabeth Douglas

Elizabeth Douglas

Elizabeth Douglas received her Masters in Dance Education from NYU; has taught in both private institutions and Arts in Education programs; in addition to her work in education Elizabeth continues ...

Sameena Mitta

Sameena Mitta

Sameena Mitta is the founder and artistic director of MeenMoves, as well as of the government-funded education and outreach program, MadHops. A graduate of the professional ballet training program ...

Adult Classes

Marilyn S Baker

Marilyn S Baker

Marilyn Baker has worked in modern dance, film and theater. She has studied with Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Finis Jhung and Mary Anthony. Marilyn has taught children and adults for 35 years. ...

Jeanne Bresciani

Jeanne Bresciani

Jeanne Bresciani, BA, Skidmore College; MA, history of art, William's College, MA and PhD in dance, NYU; worldwide acclaim as solo performer, choreographer, lecturer, educator and creator of fe ...

Myrna Caceres

Myrna Caceres

Born and raised New Yorker, Myrna is a dancer and swing dance events producer for the NY Metropolitan area. Since 2005 she has been producing swing dance events at 92nd Street Y where she teaches t ...

Mari DiLena

Mari DiLena

Mari Di Lena began her professional career while on scholarship at the Metropolitan Opera Ballet School, studying with Margaret Craske and Alfredo Corvino. As a child she was a member of the Met ...

Martha Eddy

Martha Eddy completed her doctoral studies at Columbia University in 1998 in movement science and education; trained with Irmgrad Bartenieff and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen; has taught in the certification programs of the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS); teaches at Columbia Univ ...

Roberto Garcia

Roberto Garcia

Roberto Garcia, faculty, Sandra Cameron Dance Center; also trained as a ballet and modern dancer; former member of May O'Donnell Dance Co. and Deborah Carr's Theater Dance Ensemble.

Naomi Goldberg Haas

Naomi Goldberg Haas

Naomi Goldberg Haas has worked in concert dance, theatre, opera and film. Highlights include collaborations with The Klezmatics, composer Michael Nyman, playwright Tony Kushner, director Brian Kuli ...

Jill Kenney

Jill Kenney

Jill Kenney is a New York-based dancer, teacher and choreographer. She has been working as Germaine Salsberg’s tap assistant at Broadway Dance Center since 2008. In addition to teaching at 92 ...

Gloria McLean

Gloria McLean

Gloria McLean was a leading member of the Erick Hawkins Dance Co. from 1982-1993. She is the choreographer/director of LIFEDANCE/GLoria McLean & Dancers. She has been a professor of dance at UW ...

Marlon Mills

Marlon Mills

Marlon "International" Mills, one of New York's most well-known dance personalities in the Salsa dance community, was born in NY to parents from the Caribbean and was educated in NY & ...

Jessica Nicoll

Jessica Nicoll

Jessica Nicoll, graduate, Sarah Lawrence College; 92Y faculty since 1985; Hunter College dance faculty since 2010; performed with Kei Takei, Phyllis Lamhut, Claire Porter and others; performer/chor ...

Claudia Rahardjanoto

Claudia Rahardjanoto

Claudia Rahardjanoto was born and raised in Berlin, Germany to Chinese-Indonesian parents, and has performed and taught tap dance all over the world for over 15 years now to all ages from 6 years o ...

Cynthia Reynolds

Cynthia Reynolds

Cynthia Reynolds performed with the Erick Hawkins Dance Company from1976 to 1993. Reynolds teaches dance at 92Y, and the Alexander Technique at The New School, at NYU, and privately.

JoDe Romano

JoDe Romano

JoDe Romano "La Chispa" was a guest Teaching artist & graduate of the High School for the Performing Arts in Houston, Texas were she was featured in the Houston Grand Opera Carmen ...

Susan Rosenbaum

Susan Rosenbaum

Susan Rosenbaum, a New York native, received her early training at the New Dance Group Studio and at Harkness House in NYC. She studied with David Howard, Finis Jhung, Kira Guzikova, Wilhelm Burman ...

Tamii Sakurai

Tamii Sakurai

Tamii Sakurai is a tap dancer based in New York City. She is an Artist in Residence at the American Tap Dance Foundation (ATDF). Her close affiliation with ATDF started as a founding member, then t ...

John-Mario Sevilla

John-Mario Sevilla

John-Mario Sevilla (92Y Harkness Director of Professional Development and Performance; MA, Teachers College; MFA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) hails from Ka’ehu, Maui. Formerly the Dire ...

Kate Stephan

Kate Stephan

Kate Stephan danced professionally as a soloist for over ten years in ballet companies including The Cincinnati Ballet, The Israel Ballet in Tel-Aviv and the Florida Ballet. She also performed on B ...

DEL

Jody Arnhold

Jody Arnhold

Jody Gottfried Arnhold, MA, CMA, Founder of Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) at 92Y, is a luminary in dance education and an advocate for dance. She created DEL in response to the need for a practi ...

Ann Biddle

Ann Biddle

Ann Biddle M.A., Dance Education, Columbia University, B.A., English Literature, Kenyon College and Fulbright Scholar. Ms. Biddle has been a dance educator, staff developer, curriculum consultant, ...

Tina Curran

Tina Curran

Tina Curran is co-founder and director of the Language of Dance Center, USA. She is a doctoral candidate in dance education at New York University focusing on dance literacy and holds an MFA in cho ...

Frederick Curry

Frederick Curry

Frederick Curry is Director of the Rutgers University Graduate Ed.M. Program in Dance Education, part of the Rutgers Graduate School of Education’s Urban Social Justice Teacher Preparation Pr ...

Deborah Damast

Deborah Damast

Deborah Damast has been teaching in the NYU Steinhardt Dance Education Program since 2002. She has taught technique, pedagogy, creative movement, production and choreography, and is the Artistic Ad ...

Diane Duggan

Diane Duggan

Diane Duggan, PhD, BC-DMT, is a licensed psychologist, board certified dance therapist and dance educator. She began teaching dance in 1972 and has worked as a dance therapist since 1973. She has c ...

Catherine Gallant

Catherine Gallant

Catherine Gallant is dancer/choreographer/teacher and works as a full-time NYCDOE dance educator at PS 89 in Manhattan where she explores dance with students in Pre-K through fifth grade. She and h ...

Elias Kababa

Elias Kababa

Eli Kababa is a gifted artist, dancer, choreographer and instructor. His dance career was forged as a student of Tae Kwon Do simultaneously discovering his love of hip-hop street-dance and the fine ...

Randi Sloan

Randi Sloan

Randi Sloan (MA/NYU) is the Director Of Arts at The Dalton School in NYC and has served as Chair Of The Dance Department for the past 32 years. She has been on  the faculty at New York Univers ...

Dance Therapy

Miriam Berger

Miriam Berger

An early pioneer of dance therapy while she performed with the Jean Erdman Theatre of Dance, Dr. Berger teaches dance therapy at New York University, where she was the Director of the Program in Da ...

Patricia Capello

Patricia Capello

Patricia P. Capello, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT is a Senior Dance/Movement Therapist and Acting Team Leader for the Therapeutic Activities Service at Maimonides Medical Center’s Department of Psyc ...

Tina Erfer

Tina Erfer

Tina Erfer, MS, BC-DMT, NCC, LCAT, is a Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist, National Certified Counselor and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist. For thirty-six years, she has worked as a d ...

Amber Gray

Amber Gray

Amber Elizabeth Gray is a pioneer in the use of Dance Movement Therapy with survivors of trauma, particularly torture, war and human rights abuses. She is an ADTA Outstanding Achievement Award reci ...

Donna Newman-Bluestein

Donna Newman-Bluestein

Donna Newman-Bluestein, BC-DMT, CMA, LMHC, is a board certified dance/movement therapist, Certified Movement Analyst, licensed mental health counselor, Adjunct Faculty at Lesley University and ...

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